SIU attaches house ‘used for terrorism’ in Anantnag
Srinagar: The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday attached an under-construction residential house of an alleged terrorist associate in Danwathpora Kokernag area of Anantnag district.
The SIU, in a statement, claimed that the house “was used for terrorist activities” and was attached after obtaining necessary sanctions from the competent authority.
“During the course of investigation in case FIR No. 103/2022 of Police Station Kokernag under UA(P) Act, one under construction residential house belonging to terrorist associate namely Mohammad Ishaq Malik, son of Mohammad Saifullah Malik, resident of Danwathpora Kokernag, has been found used by terrorists of proscribed terrorist outfit HM.
“Accordingly, process for attachment of property belonging to the above accused falling within the ambit proceeds of terrorism was initiated by SIU Anantnag under section 25 of UA(P) Act & the conformation related to the attachment of property was accorded by the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, ” the SIU statement said.
The SIU advised the general public to “not harbour or provide shelter or extend logistic support to terrorists/terror associates in their houses, failing which strict legal action will be taken against anyone doing so.
“SIU shall continue identification and initiation of attachment /confiscation of properties falling under the ambit of proceeds of terrorism to shake the ecosystem of terrorism in UT of J&K,” it said.
SIA conducts raids at multiple locations in Kashmir
Srinagar: The State Investigation Agency (SIA) on Thursday conducted raids at multiple locations in the Valley in connection with a case of killing of a bank guard earlier this year, officials said.
The SIA sleuths, accompanied by police and CRPF personnel, conducted raids at multiple locations in three districts of Pulwama, Shopian and Anantnag, they said.
They said the raids were part of the SIA’s investigation into the case of the killing of Sanjay Sharma, a non-local working as a bank guard.
Sharma was killed by terrorists at Achan area of Pulwama in February this year.